6:00 PM Nov 15, 2015
No tree is perfect. Some have lots of issues and are not considered desirable landscape plants. Trees with few issues tend to show up regularly on lists of recommended trees for urban use. Flaws that might not be so noticeable in the typical landscape are going to be obvious when the tree is used on a city street.
8:00 PM May 24, 2015
About two weeks remain for HGTV fans to enter for a chance to win the 2015 HGTV Smart Home.
4:00 PM May 21, 2015
(Photo courtesy of TVA) The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and other groups are concerned that TVA’s 2015 Integrated Resource Plan doesn’t go far enough for consumers or the environment. They also fear safety risks at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant.
Two steps forward, one step back.
12:00 PM May 21, 2015
Two steps forward, one step back. That’s the evaluation by clean-energy groups of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s annual plan released last week on how the federal utility will generate electricity in the future.
8:00 PM May 11, 2015
The Knoxville Opera Guild will hold the 11th annual Knoxville Croquet Tournament on May 17 at 10:30 a.m. on the grounds of the UT RecSports Field Complex across from Dead End Barbecue on Sutherland Ave.
6:00 PM May 10, 2015
Hostas are often touted as the best shade-loving perennial plants for the garden, and rightfully so.
4:00 PM May 8, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Butkovicdub • Morguefile) The University of Tennessee Extension estimates Tennessee’s bee population has declined by as much as 50 percent in recent years.
Tennessee honeybees are feeling the sting of a variety of environmental factors.
2:00 PM May 5, 2015
The Tennessee Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week regarding whether a death row inmate can properly challenge the constitutionality of electrocution as a possible method of execution.
2:00 PM Apr 27, 2015
The HGTV Smart Home 2015 is up for grabs.
8:00 PM Apr 13, 2015
(Photo courtesy of Carol Burdett) Native to the eastern and central United States, creeping phlox is a durable perennial that comes in many colors, including lavender, and can be a striking ‘carpet’ in the spring landscape.
Creeping phlox is a gardening favorite that many times gets overlooked because some gardeners feel that it loses its appeal once it quits flowering.
8:00 PM Apr 12, 2015
(Photo courtesy of HGTV) Katherine O’Dell reacts when host John Gidding announces she won the HGTV Dream Home grand prize package worth more than $2 million.
There’s a new screenplay that aspiring author Katherine O’Dell, of Huntsville, Ala., may be writing soon.
4:00 PM Mar 30, 2015
Art Stewart
In celebration of National Poetry Month, the Knoxville Writers’ Guild will feature award-winning poets Connie Jordan Green and Art Stewart during its April program.
2:00 PM Mar 23, 2015
The first day of spring was Friday, which means Dogwood Arts – a 55-year-old tradition and institution in Knoxville – is gearing up for its annual celebration of the region’s natural and cultural beauty through a number of vibrant events and activities throughout April.
10:00 PM Mar 8, 2015
The 2015 Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Event will welcome acclaimed historians and authors to present “Reconstruction Tennessee” to audiences in Knoxville.
8:00 PM Mar 4, 2015
That shiny car is probably three dirty shades of grey after driving through the snow, slush and salt during the last two weeks.
8:00 PM Mar 2, 2015
Pam Strickland
Pam Strickland, former popular op-ed political columnist for the Knoxville News Sentinel, will teach a workshop on writing persuasively for op-eds and other purposes March 21 from 10 a.m. until noon at Remedy Coffee at 125 W. Jackson Ave. in Knoxville.
6:00 PM Mar 2, 2015
Almost 200 rare maps of Europe and other parts of the world created between the 1500s and 1800s now belong to the University of Tennessee.